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Dec 30, 2012 7:00am PST
are going to disenfranchise the vote, they didn't realize the civil rights movement wasn't that far gone. all of a sudden, all black people came out saying you know we died for the vote. go out there and vote. vote now. >> every person in a civil rights march came out and was like, vote. they didn't realize how that works. >> it was shocking how many young people who weren't part. they felt that sense of, okay, they may not be perfect choices. part of it certainly was the voter suppression. the other piece of it was what constantly felt like racialized attacks. i want to talk about mitt romney and self-deportation. >> the answer is self-deportation. people decide they can do better going home because they can't find work here because they don't have legal documentation to work here. >> that's the thing. i think there's racism has been a part of every presidential election and there's been racist language employed. 2012, the palpable racism of basically all the republican candidates and especially of romney, you can sense it. you can sense it during the debates and when he was on sta
Dec 29, 2012 7:00am PST
the beach, right. >> listen -- >> is this a turning point to get back to the civil rigthts history? >> well, you know, i think that it is definitely a turning point. we are definitely trying to do more to balance the enterta entertainment, and the important news reporting. we have been doing that ever since i started about two yeas s ago, we have been working to find the delicate balance and making sure that we are informing with current news and things that are relevant to the community and providing the service. because that is what is so important about jet. they don't just inform, but they let others know how to use the information. that is another reason that jordan is on the cover, because like i said, we need to be active about this situation. we need to be active about jordan and be active about this l law, and be active about gun control and stay in motion. >> and mitzi, i want to come out of the table for a little bit, because farai, i want to ask you about "jet's" role and this moment, there is a lot of hand wringing about the loss of good old-fashioned journalism and th
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